Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit https://eciu.net/ Informed debate on energy and climate change. en-GB Tue, 04 Aug 2020 16:44:00 +0100 Wed, 05 Aug 2020 08:03:31 +0100 Britain's 2019 power cut - one year on https://eciu.net/blog/2020/the-uks-2019-power-cut-one-year-on Tue, 04 Aug 2020 16:44:00 +0100 A number of recommendations were made following the events of August 9, are any of them being met? The UK must lead by example to inspire reciprocal action https://eciu.net/blog/2020/the-uk-must-lead-by-example-to-inspire-reciprocal-action Tue, 07 Jul 2020 15:28:00 +0100 Success in Glasgow is contingent on the UK walking the walk at home, says Energy Institute Chief Executive Louise Kingham OBE FEI Action on energy efficiency: canny politics and scope for real action https://eciu.net/blog/2020/action-on-energy-efficiency-canny-politics-and-scope-for-real-action Tue, 07 Jul 2020 11:14:00 +0100 The Chancellor's announcement is mainly positive, but there are questions over short-termism Evidence, business and politics: the case for ‘Building back green’ https://eciu.net/blog/2020/evidence-business-and-politics-the-case-for-building-back-green Mon, 06 Jul 2020 17:51:00 +0100 Richard Black explores why the UK is more or less unanimous on calling for a green recovery Advertising Association on the road to Glasgow https://eciu.net/blog/2020/advertising-association-on-the-road-to-glasgow Thu, 02 Jul 2020 14:14:00 +0100 James Best reveals the Advertising Association's plans to help combat climate change ahead of the UN summit next year Why the UK’s ‘green recovery’ matters for COP26 https://eciu.net/blog/2020/why-the-uks-green-recovery-matters-for-cop26 Tue, 23 Jun 2020 10:23:00 +0100 As the UK emerges from lockdown a green stimulus package will rebuild the economy, create jobs and lay down a marker for the UN summit next year Britain’s homes hold the key to rebooting the economy https://eciu.net/blog/2020/britains-homes-hold-the-key-to-rebooting-the-economy Wed, 10 Jun 2020 16:02:00 +0100 There is a large overlap between regions with leaky homes and those with high unemployment and a ready-to-go workforce Paris promised us a healthier world, and now it’s time to deliver https://eciu.net/blog/2020/paris-promised-us-a-healthier-world-and-now-its-time-to-deliver Mon, 08 Jun 2020 11:30:00 +0100 Nigel Topping explains why now is the time to deliver on the Paris Agreement and embark on the Race to Zero When a ‘Race to Zero’ is a race to the top https://eciu.net/blog/2020/when-a-race-to-zero-is-a-race-to-the-top Fri, 05 Jun 2020 08:30:00 +0100 Dr Alison Doig discusses why the launch of the 'Race to Zero' is a big deal Record warm spring shines light on overheating homes https://eciu.net/blog/2020/record_warm_spring_shines_light_on_overheating_homes Mon, 01 Jun 2020 11:15:00 +0100 20% of homes currently overheat every summer, but global warming means that this is likely to rise. Homes that are better designed and built now can help protect families from overheating COP26: A year and a half's work begins now https://eciu.net/blog/2020/cop26-a-year-and-a-halfs-work-begins-now Thu, 28 May 2020 23:31:00 +0100 Governments highlight 'urgency' after climate summit rescheduling, but some seem more urgent than others COP26: Museums look to the future https://eciu.net/blog/2020/cop26-museums-look-to-the-future Wed, 27 May 2020 04:00:00 +0100 What role should museums play in engaging the public with COP26?